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Brushless Motors Specifications Guide

April 21, 2015 6:37 pm | by Crouzet Motors | Product Releases | Comments

Crouzet Motors has released a new 20 page specifications guide covering two series of its high performance DCmind Brushless Motors and gearmotors, all featuring integral electronic controls for industrial, medical, mass transportation and alternative energy applications...

Multi Wheel Encoder

April 21, 2015 3:38 pm | by Elma Electronic | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Inc. now offers a miniature rotary encoder that includes an illuminated 8+1 joystick, enabling seamless, accurate control using just one finger. The new Multi Wheel Encoder features Hall effect sensed incremental encoder output and 12 detents with magnetic indexing to ensure proper alignment and positioning...

Laser World of Photonics

April 21, 2015 3:34 pm | Events

For the first time, LASER World of PHOTONICS, being held from June 22-25 at the Messe München site, will be offering its own marketplace for young up-and-coming companies. The new exhibition area "Start-up World" is being created in collaboration with Anwendungszentrum...

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Real-Time Feedback a Boon in Rehab

April 21, 2015 3:22 pm | by University of Technology, Sydney | News | Comments

Laser-cut acrylic tiles with a 3D printed core and the capacity to be wired up to “interact” with patients offer a new tool for people recovering from stroke and other brain injury. The highly sensitive stepping tiles are linked to a computer...

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St. Jude Medical Announces Intent to Acquire Spinal Modulation, Inc.

April 21, 2015 3:13 pm | by St. Jude Medical | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced it has exercised the company’s exclusive option to acquire Spinal Modulation, Inc., developer of the Axium Neurostimulator System. Following the completion of this...

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Sweat Sensor Stops Car If Blood Alcohol Level Is Too High

April 21, 2015 2:33 pm | by Investigación y Desarrollo | News | Comments

As a strategy to decrease road accidents caused under the influence of alcohol, a group of young students at the Institute of Technology of Cintalapa, Chiapas, (southeast state of Mexico) develops an automotive safety system that detects the...

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Singing 'If I Only Had a Brain' with Super-Fast MRI

April 21, 2015 2:26 pm | by Beckman Institute | News | Comments

In order to sing or speak, around one hundred different muscles in our chest, neck, jaw, tongue, and lips must work together to produce sound. Beckman researchers investigate how all these mechanisms effortlessly work together—and how they...

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Printing Silicon on Paper, with Lasers

April 21, 2015 2:21 pm | by American Institute of Physics (AIP) | News | Comments

In seeking to develop the next generation of micro-electronic transistors, researchers have long sought to find the next best thing to replace silicon. To this end, a wealth of recent research into fully flexible electronic circuitry has focused...

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Blue Man Group Lends a Hand to MedTech Design

April 21, 2015 11:10 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

Not long ago, Robert Downey Jr. (or Tony Stark…or Ironman) helped deliver a bionic arm to a young boy, Alex Pring. It was a great “feel-good” story and the boy seemed pretty pleased with his new prosthetic. Then, earlier this month, Blue Man Group...

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Hospital Overcrowding to Spur New Opportunities for Chinese MedTech Market

April 21, 2015 10:53 am | by Benjamin Niu, Analyst for Medical Technology, IHS Inc. | Blogs | Comments

The rapid expansion of healthcare spending in China has led to improved healthcare facilities and increased patient access. As a result, pressure on large metropolitan hospitals has intensified. Overcrowding is now increasingly common in large...

Two-Inch Wide Caster

April 21, 2015 10:39 am | by Caster Concepts | Product Releases | Comments

Caster Concepts has launched TWERGO Lite, the ultimate two-inch wide caster capable of carrying a heavy load without causing a strain on the body or the bank account. TWERGO Lite achieves an average of 20 percent reduction in initial push force on loads totaling 2600 pounds...

Electro-Mechanical Box Build

April 21, 2015 10:38 am | by Aved Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Custom engineered, sourced, and manufactured electro-mechanical box build assemblies and integrated interconnecting cables for early stage companies are being introduced by Aved Electronics, Inc. of North Billerica, MA. Aved Electro-mechanical Box...

'Reminiscence Therapy' App for Dementia Patients

April 21, 2015 10:38 am | by Bangor University | News | Comments

Bangor University is providing expertise to support the development and effectiveness of ‘Book of You’, an ‘app’ being welcomed as having the potential to revolutionize reminiscence therapy for people with dementia. Reminiscence is widely used...

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World's First Smartphone Breathalyzer for Smokers

April 21, 2015 10:33 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

IntelliQuit, the world's first smartphone breathalyzer for smokers, was selected to present as a finalist at the American Heart Association's Health Sciences Innovation - Investment Forum in New York City on Wednesday April 22. Thirty percent...

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Detecting Low Quality Antimalarial Drugs with a Lab-on-Paper

April 21, 2015 10:12 am | by University of Notre Dame | News | Comments

Access to high-quality medicine is a basic human right, but over four billion people live in countries where many medications are substandard or fake. Marya Lieberman of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre...

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